Walter Scott, Jr. Scholarship

The University of Nebraska’s Peter Kiewit Institute (PKI)  is now accepting applications for the Walter Scott, Jr. Scholarship.

The Walter Scott, Jr. Scholarship is the most prestigious scholarship extended by the PKI.  Scholars are chosen from the best and the brightest students who are committed to life-long learning and prepared to contribute to society and the future of technology.  The Scott Scholarship covers room and board, student fees, course books, and a laptop computers.  When paired with a University of Nebraska at Omaha Regents’ Scholarship, it is considered a full-ride scholarship.  Out-of-State Scott Scholar recipients may also be eligible for funding.

Qualifications include:

ACT composite score of 30 or higher

3.5 cumulative grade point average on 4.0 scale

Demonstrated leadership abilities

Undergraduate programs based at PKI and taught by the College of Engineering or the College of Information Science & Technology:

Architectural Engineering

Civil Engineering

Computer Engineering

Construction Engineering

Construction Management

Electronics Engineering

Electrical Engineering


Computer Science

Information Assurance

IT Innovation

Management Information Systems

Students may apply at:

Students may still register for the upcoming Scott Scholar Information Session held on November 10, 2014:

Please note, the deadline for the Walter Scott, Jr. Scholarship application is December 15, 2014.